Legal Assistant

  • North and Company
  • Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
  • Mar 06, 2019
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

North & Company LLP has been providing quality legal services to southern Alberta since it was established in 1973.

With offices in 11 communities throughout Southern Alberta our lawyers and staff have experience in many different practices ares from Real Estate, Corporate, Family, Litigation, and Estates. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service and quality legal services to our clients. We are actively involved in the communities of all of our offices.

For more information, please visit our website at www.north-co.com.

Job Description

North & Company LLP is looking for a Legal Assistant to join our team in Lethbridge. This role requires a high degree of professionalism, attention to detail, and client service. The role is for a general legal assistant with a primary focus on administration and litigation.

Job Duties

  • General receptionist duties
  • Assist with the opening and closing of files
  • Draft and review documents and revisions
  • Generate correspondence and reports, as directed
  • Maintain and file documents and associated databases
  • Book meetings with clients
  • Maintain client relations
  • Perform general office duties, as required.

Requirements

  • Legal assistant diploma or 1+ year of office experience
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to utilise proper grammar
  • Organized, detail-oriented
  • Proficient with computer software: Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat

Preference will be given to those who have Litigation experience.

Compensation

North and Company has a strong total compensation package. We pay above average salaries for our market with bonus opportunities. We provide medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, critical illness, long term disability, RRSP matching, vacation, personal time, and sick time benefits.

How to apply

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume below. Applications submitted without a resume and cover letter will not be considered. All applications will be held in strict confidence. This job will be posted until a suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those with relevant and pertinent experience will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • office: 1 year (Preferred)

Practice Area(s)

legal

Experience

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